Oil and Metals

The Lockdown, the Fallout and the Roadmap to Recovery
May 1, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Global Lockdown In an abrupt and unprecedented manner, the world witnessed a mass halt to global activities due to the pandemic. Governments and central banks rushed in to intervene and support the global econ...

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US Dollar and Gold in Tandem
January 24, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Which safe-haven to choose in 2020 – Gold or the Mighty Dollar? In times of uncertainties – be it economical, political or policy-related, investors generally seek safety with haven assets like the US...

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2020 Kicks off with US-Iran and Climate Change Crisis
January 15, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The start of the year was marred by the escalating tensions between the US and Iran while extreme weather conditions across the global triggered fierce debates about climate change. What do we know so far ab...

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OPEC Meeting: A Crucial Week for the Oil Market
December 4, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Thursday’s OPEC meeting will be a decisive one for the oil market. OPEC members and its allies (OPEC+) will gather on the 5th and 6th of December for the 177th meeting of the OPEC conference. This produce...

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The World’s Biggest IPO: Saudi Aramco
November 21, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets What do we know about the state-owned oil giant - Saudi Aramco? World’s largest company World’s biggest state-owned oil and gas companies World’s cheapest oil producer A leader in oil pr...

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Gold to Silver Ratio: Is it useful to commodity CFD traders?
July 2, 2019

When digging deeper into issues relating to trading precious metals you may come across the idea of using gold to silver ratios as part of decision-making. This brief article explores what this means both in terms of definition and potential imp...

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Largest Crude Oil Reserves in the World
May 3, 2019

Venezuela At number one, we have a country which has been in turmoil in the last few months – Venezuela. Economic and social crisis have hit the South American nation and things are not looking to get better any time soon. However, it does t...

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Largest Crude Oil Reserves in the World
April 17, 2019

We have seen the price of crude oil (USOUSD) rise by about 43% since the beginning of the year, from around $44 per barrel to $63 per barrel at the time of writing this. It reached the highest level since November 2018 last week, on the 9th April...

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Black and Yellow Gold
March 4, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Commodities markets were on sell-off mode on Friday. The black and yellow gold was sent to the downside dragged by the disappointing Purchasing Managers Index data. Gold - XAUUSD The Chart shows that Gold pri...

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WTI in Bear Mode
November 9, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets   Deteriorating demand and rising global output are the main factors that sent the WTI Crude into a bear market territory. There is a shift of sentiment in the oil markets. The US sanctions have been th...

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Oil – Can Basic Economics Be Responsible For An 11% Decline?
October 25, 2018

On the back of what has been a pretty punishing month for Oil, now trading below $70 a barrel for WTI crude, we’re going to take a look at Oil, the fundamental drivers behind the price swings and what the future could hold for the Oil markets. Fo...

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Gold Making Waves – Where Will Price Settle?
October 25, 2018

Creating New Monthly Highs Yesterday gold reached a three-month high of $1,239.68 which, as we head into the final quarter of 2018, is once again stirring up price speculation and talk of a change in directional bias. While the fundamental aspects...

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Top 5 Silver Exporters In The World
October 18, 2018

  In the last article, I wrote about the top 5 gold exporters in the world. Now it is time to look at the top 5 exporters of another one of worlds precious metals – silver. Last year the total sales from global silver exports reached $19.5 ...

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Top 5 Gold Exporters In The World
October 13, 2018

  Last year the total sales of gold exports reached $310 billion mark. The top 5 countries made up a large portion of the total gold exports last year with shipments accounting to more than $177 billion, which was 57.30% of the world tota...

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Market Health: Dr Copper Will See You Now
October 12, 2018

  What is the Gold-to-copper ratio and why is it important? And more importantly, what could it be telling us?   The Gold-To-Copper Ratio Health Check Copper is often referred to as a barometer for economic growth and gold has...

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